List of Industry Submitted Safety Alerts

Roadside gunfire an emerging threat to forestry workers, recreation seekersWestern Silvicultural Contractors' Association
Rushing to complete task results in ATV incidentGorman Bros. Lumber Ltd.
Close Call: The importance of eye protectionBaseline Archaeological Services Ltd.
SLIPPING HAZARD: Caulk boots on rocky ground leave planter with broken wristEvergreen Forest Services Ltd.
Poor road and weather conditions: A dangerous combinationEW Services Inc.
Serious Incident: Driller's helper loosens cap on pressurized systemGalena Contractors Ltd.
Snowmobile Loading Close CallDownie Timber Ltd. - Woodlands Division
Fire at MDF Mill in QuesnelWest Fraser Mills Ltd.
Backing manoeuvre results in loaded rock truck leaving road & upside downStrathcona Contracting Ltd.
Feller Buncher runaway on steep slopeLime Creek Logging Ltd.
CLOSE CALL: Loaded log truck fails to steer around corner on snowy, slippery roadDownie Timber Ltd. - Woodlands Division
HAZARD ALERT : Inadequate Eye ProtectionInterfor (Adams Lake Division)
SERIOUS INCIDENT : Gunfire in forest endangers field workerInfinity-Pacific Stewardship Group
Wheels lock up on icy road, crew truck slides to a “soft landing” in snow-filled ditch Ponderosa Forestry Ltd.
Close Call: Lunch break triggers severe food allergyKennedy Forest & Safety Consultants
Icy log slides off poorly-built load on steep gradeA.H. Green Log Hauling
Cougar encounter (near Lumby, BC)Cabin Forestry Services
Log truck driver not in the clear while loadingInterfor
Tripping hazard in low light: barbed wire fencingCabin Forestry Services
Fatigue during chainsaw use leads to close callCabin Forestry Services
HAZARD ALERT : High pressure injection injury results in amputation of worker's fingerHelifor
MANUFACTURING: Planer head moves despite being locked out, worker suffers finger amputationBC Forest Safety Council
HAZARD ALERT : Cab Tilt System FailureNootka Sound Timber Co. Ltd.
Advisory: LED lamps can interfere with a vehicle’s radio transmissionsBC Forest Safety Council
ATV impact with water bar throws driver from machineCascadia Environmental Services Ltd.
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